Vaticanism

[vat-i-kuh-niz-uh m]

Origin of Vaticanism

First recorded in 1870–75; Vatican + -ism
Related formsVat·i·can·ist, noun
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Vaticanism

noun
  1. often derogatory the authority and policies of the Pope and the papal curia, esp with regard to papal infallibility
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